Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
DSD Shipping
Penalty: 
$2,500,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
April 8, 2016
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Norwegian shipping company DSD Shipping was sentenced to pay a total corporate penalty of $2.5 million as a result of its convictions for obstructing justice, violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships, tampering with witnesses and conspiring to commit these offenses. The company was ordered to pay $500,000 of the penalty to the Dauphin Island Sea Lab Foundation to fund marine research and enhance coastal habitats in the Gulf of Mexico and Mobile Bay.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
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